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Cal Ripken Jr.'s Mom Held Up At Gunpoint For Second Time In Two Years

Cal Ripken Jr.'s mom may want to think about moving to a new neighborhood. On Tuesday, for the second time in as many years, Vi Ripken had a gun shoved into her face.

Police say Vi Ripken was approached by a man with a handgun outside of a bank in Aberdeen, M.D. The man allegedly told Ripken that he wanted to steal her car, but Ripken was able to scare him off. From the Baltimore Sun:

Vi Ripken was able to scare off the man, who was later apprehended by Aberdeen police, by activating the panic alarm on her key fob. She was uninjured, and the man ran away without taking anything, said Lt. Fred Budnick, an Aberdeen police spokesman.


This incident comes a little more than a year after Vi Ripken was abducted at gunpoint from her home in Aberdeen, bound and driven around in a car, and later released. A suspect has yet to be arrested in that case, and police do not believe that this latest incident is related.

[Baltimore Sun]

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